Turkish-Swedish journalist Hamza Yalçin is still in jail in Spain awaiting the Spanish government's decision whether to extradite him to Turkey or not.
Hamza Yalcin, since 3rd August in jail in Spain. (copyright: Odak Direnis)
By Jessica Jacques
The deadline set for the demand for his extradition has passed. Turkish-Swedish journalist Hamza Yalçin remains in prison in Spain. His fate now rests in the hands of the Spanish government, whose actions are being questioned in the light of human rights concerns over Turkish President Erdoğan’s influence extending beyond Turkey’s borders.
On 30th August the Turkish authorities sent their extradition request to the Spanish…